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Educator's Certification System (ECS)
The new Educator's Certification System (ECS). ECS is a web-based system that allows educators and district administrators access to certification data from ISBE's Teacher Certification Information System (TCIS).
The ECS web site consists of multiple portals, or doorways to certification data.ECS allows educators to create private accounts and have access to all of their TCIS data, apply for certificates and endorsements, register and renew their certificates, and apply for NCLB HOUSSE HQ status. ECS accepts only credit cards as payment for application services; Discover, American Express, Visa, and Master Card cards are accepted. Once candidates have passed the Test of Academic Proficiency (400), they are advised to establish their ECS account.
ECS can be accessed on any computer with internet access and an internet browser